Invited Talks

40.  November 24th 2016: How can a tiny worm help solve a big problem like cancer? BIOL102 guest lecture. Queen’s university. Host: Dr. Chris Moyes.

39.  November 27th 2015: The Role of Eph and Insulin Receptor Tyrosine kinase Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal Development.  Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON. Host: Maneka Chitprolu

38.  November 23rd 2015: CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, overview and applications.  BIOL824 Graduate gateway course guest lecture. Queen’s University.  Hosts: Drs. Wayne Snedden and Francis Bonnier.

37.  November 24th 2014:  The Role of Eph and Insulin Receptor Tyrosine kinase Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal Development.  Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto. Toronto ON. Host: Dr. Peter Roy.

36.  March 16th 2014: The role of Insulin like neuropeptides in axon guidance and Behaviour.  Mont Tremblant Québec. The C. elegans Satellite Meeting. 

35.  November 25th 2013: The Role of Eph Receptor Tyrosine kinase Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal Development.  Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Neurosciences Seminar Series. University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON. Host: Dr. Antonio Colavita.

34.  April 11th 2012: A Role for Eph Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in C. elegans axon guidance. Department of Biology, Trinity Western University, British Columbia. Host: Dr. Eve Stringham.

33. April 10 2012: The of Role Eph Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal and Germline Development. Molecular and Biochemistry Simon Fraser University, British Columbia. Host: Dr. Nancy Hawkins

32. Nov. 26th 2010: The role of Eph signaling in C. elegans Neuronal and Germline Development.   Genes and Development Group. University of Calgary. Host: Dr. Paul Mains

31. Nov. 23rd 2010: Revealing the secrets of C. elegans: How do cells move? Do worms get cancer?  BIOL 102 Guest lecturer. Host :Dr. Dan Lefebvre

30. Nov. 16th 2010: The role of Eph signaling in C. elegans Neuronal and Germline Development.   Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine. Queen’s University. Host: Dr. Peter Greer.

29. February 10th 2010: The Role of Eph Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in C. elegansDevelopment. Department of Biochemistry. Queen’s University Host: Dr. John Allingham.

28.  October 17th 2009: Secrets from a tiny worm. University of Toronto40th Anniversary Celebration of the Department of Molecular Genetics. . Host Dr. Howard Lipshitz

27.  Nov. 24th 2008: Using model organisms to understand development. Biology Guest Lecture BIOL 330. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. Hosts: Dr.  Sharon Regan

26.  Nov. 20th 2008: The role of Eph RTK signaling in C. elegans cell movements and axon guidance. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.  Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. Host: Dr. Fred Kan

25. April 21 2008: The role of Eph RTK signaling in C. elegans development. Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology, UCSC, Santa Cruz CA USA. Host Dr. Susan Strome

24. November 8th 2007: Genes and Development –using model organisms to understand development. Dept of Biology Guest Lecture BIOL 102. Queen’s University, Kingston ON Canada Host: Dr. Dan Lefebvre

23. January 26th 2007: Cell movements and axon guidance in C. elegansDept. of Biology University of Victoria, Victoria, BC Host: Dr. Robert Burke

22. November 20th 2006: Secrets from a tiny worm.  Department of Biology Guest Lecture BIOL 102. Queen’s University, Kingston ON Canada Host: Dr. Dan Lefebvre.

21.  March 2nd and 3rd 2006. How do cells move? Department of Biology Guest Lectures BIOL 103. Queen’s University, Kingston ON Canada. Host: Dr. Peter Boag.

20.  November 25th 2005. Do Worms Get Cancer?  Department of Biology Seminar Series. Queen’s University, Kingston ON Canada. Host: Dr. Wayne Snedden.

19.  November 23rd 2005. C. elegans Development and Cancer research. Guest Lecture  BIOL 330 Cell Biology. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. Hosts: Dr.  Sharon Regan

18.  March 2nd 2005:  Eph receptor tyrosine kinase signaling in C. elegans cell movements and axon guidance. Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Host Dr. John Copeland

17.  December 1st. 2004: Eph receptor tyrosine kinase signaling in C. elegans cell movements and axon guidance. Cancer Research Program The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Host: Dr. Brent Derry

16.  November 30th 2004: C. elegans research. Guest lecturer for BIOL 330 Cell Biology. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. Hosts: Drs.  Sharon Regan / Chris Moyes

15.  March 27th 2004: Magic Science and Passion. Invited speaker for the Biology DSC Annual Banquet. Kingston Yacht Club. Kingston ON Canada.

14.  November 7th, 2002: Ephrin Signaling in C. elegans Morphogenesis. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. Host: Dr. Fred Kan

13.  October 25th, 2002: Eph Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in C. elegans Development. Department of Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston ON, Canada.

12.  April 23rd, 2001: The Role of Ephrin Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal and Epidermal Morphogenesis. Department of Biological Sciences Canada Research Chair Molecular Genetics Candidate. University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada. Host: Dr. Shelagh Campbell 

11.  March 19th, 2001: The Role of Ephrin Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal and Epidermal Morphogenesis. Department of Biology Candidate for the Molecular Genetics Position in Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston ON, Canada. Host: Dr. William Bendena

10.  March , 2001: The Role of Ephrin Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal and Epidermal Morphogenesis. Department of Biology Candidate in Developmental Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, Canada. Host; Dr Roger Jacobs

9.  February, 2001: The Role of Ephrin Signaling in C. elegans Neuronal and Epidermal Morphogenesis. Department of Medical Genetics and Microbiology Candidate for position in Development Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto ON Canada. Host: Dr. Brenda J. Andrews

8.  October 20th , 2000: A forward genetic approach to cloning variable abnormal (vab) genes in C. elegansGuest lecturer Bio128L  Neurobiology and Genetics Lab course. University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz CA, USA. Host: Dr. Yishi Jin

7.  March 4th, 2000:  Eph/Ephrin signaling in C. elegans Epidermal and Neuronal Morphogenesis.  Winternational Symposium on Genes and Development.  Banff, Alberta, Canada.

6.  Jan., 28th , 2000: Ephrin Signaling in C. elegans neural and epidermal Morphogenesis.  Molecular, Cellular and Development Seminar Series.  University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA.

5.  November  5th , 1999: MAB-26, the Enigmatic Ephrin.  Bay Area Worm Meeting (BAWM).  University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

4.  March 18th , 1997:  Sex determination in C. elegans.  KWAM meeting.  University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.. Host: Dr. Leon Avery

3.  April, 25th , 1996:  Protein-Protein Interactions and Phosphatase Activity in C. elegans Sex determination Pathway.  Toronto signaling Network.  Charles Best Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA.

2.  November 6th, 1995:  Protein-Protein interactions Between FEM-3 and FEM-2, Two Sex determining Proteins in C. elegans.  Martin Breitman Award Seminar.  Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

1.  December 5th, 1994:  Suppressor Analysis of fem-1, a sex determining gene in C. elegans Martin Breitman award seminar. Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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